Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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A night in a traditional home gives great respite

Nowadays, many tourists flying to Korea travel much further than just hitting the well-known tourist destinations and places that spotlight pop music, soap operas...
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Visit a farm, meet the animals this summer

There is a range of wildlife species that exist around the world. Livestock, in particular, is the key to human survival. Amid rapid urbanization,...
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Avoid summer heat at waterfalls

A family on vacation avoids the heat at the Suok Falls in Goesan, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province). The sweltering summer heat continues to bother people,...
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Enjoy the seasons with flower festivals

Irises are in full bloom near the pavilion in the Garden of Morning Calm. Peonies, hydrangeas, lilies and irises. Naming a few of them makes everyone...
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Spend your summer at the river

One of the most mentioned things about the merits of living in Seoul, by both Koreans and non-Koreans alike, is the Hangang River that...
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Seoraksan Mountain to reopen scenic point after 46 years

Just as its name suggests, the Mangyeongdae view points are some of the most stunning in the country. Each region of Seoraksan National Park...
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Travel to Busan, Ulsan and Gyeongju

Being a university student in Korea can be really stressful: final exams, presentations and group project deadlines all pile up before Christmas. That's why...
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Stroll through spring’s petal-laden paths

Each April, Jeju Island's fields turn bright yellow as canola flowers come into bloom. Pictured is a field of canola near Sanbangsan Mountain. (Jeju...
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Imcheonggak, birthplace of a 500-year legacy

As the largest private Hanok residence in Korea, Imcheonggak (임청각, 臨淸閣) represents the 500-year legacy of Andong's Goseong Yi family. Andong-si City in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province...

New medical tourism support center opened at Incheon Int’l Airport

The Medical Tourism Support Center, which opened on Dec. 18 at the arrival section of Terminal 1 at Incheon International Airport, offers information on...
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Enjoy regional foods this Autumn Travel Week

As the gentle breeze colors the mountains with red, yellow and orange this autumn, you might like to take a trip around the country...
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Forest of Wisdom builds new reading paradigm

Paju's Forest of Wisdom greets visitors with 8-meter shelves stacked with books donated by Korean scholars, intellectuals and specialists from a variety of fields. "Eight...
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1330 Korea Travel Hotline offers free service around the globe

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) started to offer a toll-free travel hotline accessible anywhere around the world via a smartphone app on March 19....
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Jeju rock statues donated to Netherlands, Paraguay

Traditional stone statues made from the volcanic rock of Jeju Island, dol hareubang in Korean, have been donated to the cities of Gorinchem in...

Slip back in time at Gyeongbokgung at night

The Gyeongbokgung Palace Starlight Tour features the Gyeonghoeru Pavilion that looks even more gracious when seen under the moonlight at night. By Kang Gahui and Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Kang...
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Autumn Travel Week brings tourist discounts, opens new sites

The 2016 Autumn Travel Week offers a variety of tourist options in areas that used to be closed to the public, as well as...
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Stay overnight with books in a ‘home for paper’

The Jijihyang hotel provides Author Rooms where guests can not only read the books stacked on the shelves, but can also be inspired by...
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Seoul offers free e-sports tour to international fans

The city of Seoul launches test operations of a free e-sports tour for international tourists. The photo above shows the S-Plex Center, an e-sports...
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Summertime at Haneul Park

Haneul Park, situated atop the highest plateau of the World Cup Park, boasts large fields of silver grass that rustle in different colors every...

Overseas tourists happier when traveling both Seoul, local areas

Deoksugung Palace is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Seoul. By Kang Gahui and Yoon Sojung Photos = Jeon Han Research has shown that overseas sightseers who visit Korea...

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